The recruitment process for 6-foot-2 point guard Jaren Sina has been both up and down.
Sina, who hails from New Jersey, originally committed to Alabama, but decommitted in favor of Bill Carmody and Northwestern. Following this past season, Northwestern parted ways with Carmody and low and behold just a few days later, Sina was back on the open market.
Well, Sina announced his most recent decision in favor of a more local university, committing to Seton Hall and head coach Kevin Willard. The news was first reported on Wednesday afternoon by Jerry Carino of mycentraljersey.com. Sina currently attends the Gill St. Bernard’s School (NJ) and had been targeted by a few high-major programs following his decision to breakaway from Northwestern.
However, Sina’s decision to pledge his commitment in favor of the Pirates is a huge pick-up for Willard and Seton Hall. Following the transfer of Aaron Cosby and considering the commitments of both Aquille Carr and Jerron Wilbut are basically unreliable, Sina could be in a position to pick up some nice minutes right away in the Seton Hall back court. Sina will also join fellow New Jersey guards Sterling Gibbs and Fuquan Edwin on the perimeter.
Willard has been continuously searching for a higher profile commitment and after coming up short in some past attempts, Sina certainly becomes that headline name that Seton Hall fans were hoping for.
The Pirates finished the 2013-14 season at 15-18 overall, managing just three wins in Big East Conference play.
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